# University of Vermont

## Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

*Physics 301: Mathematical Physics*

*General Information*

Lecturer: |
Dr. Dennis Clougherty |

Address: |
Cook Physical Science Building A406 |

Telephone: |
(802) 656-0063 |

Email: |
dennis.clougherty(at)uvm.edu |

Office Hours |
W 1-3 and by appointment |

### Schedule

Lecture | TR | 10-11:15 | Cook 402 |

### Course Prerequisites

Physics 211, Physics 214

### Course Text

Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering, 3rd Edition, K.F. Riley, M.P. Hobson, and S.J. Bence (Cambridge University Press)This text is available at the UVM Bookstore and online.

### Optional References

Mathematical Methods for Physics, H.W. Wyld

Mathematical Methods for Physicists, G. Arfken

Advanced Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers, C.M. Bender and S.A. Orszag

Mathematics for Physics, Michael Stone and Paul Goldbart

### Homework

There will be approximately a problem set each week. Solutions will be distributed in class.

### Exams

There will be three in-class examinations (10/1, 11/5 and 12/3). The final grade will be based on the homework and the three exams.

### Course Outline

Last modified November 14 2013 09:58 AM